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South African Red Data Book: Butterflies

Red Data Book

Series: SANBI Biodiversity Series Volume: 13

By: Graham A Henning(Editor), Reinier F Terblanche(Editor), Jonathan B Ball(Editor)

158 pages, 16 plates with colour photos and b/w distribution maps

South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI Publishing)

Paperback | Jan 2009 | #205199 | ISBN-13: 9781919976518
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £15.99 $20/€18 approx

About this book

South African Red Data Book: Butterflies, produced in cooperation with the Lepidopterists' Society of Africa, fulfils the need for a revised South African Red Data Book for butterflies as well as for an improved pro- posed Red List of butterflies in South Africa. It highlights the presence of threatened species, provides a rationale for the listing of such taxa, and then identifies the actual threats facing these butterfly species. A review of the ecology of each species, if known, is given, enabling appropriate conservation action to be directed towards these threats. Research priorities that promote conservation management strategies for the species are also identified. A most useful tool for students, workers, managers, and decision-makers in conservation-related fields.

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